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Kansas City Council expected to cut funding to healthcare providers

Kansas City Star, May 6, 2010

The Kansas City Council is expected to make official some significant cuts in city funding for a variety of healthcare providers. The biggest cuts: $1.7 million for Truman Medical Center and $1 million for the city's ambulance service. A number of other health safety-net providers also will receive trims of about 6% to 6.7%, including Children's Mercy Hospital, Swope Parkway Health Center, the Kansas City Free Health Clinic, Northland Health Care Access, and the Cabot Westside Clinic.